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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 12. EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES [24000 - 28160]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

CHAPTER 5. Other Equipment [27000 - 28160]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

ARTICLE 3.6. Charter-Party Carrier Safety Equipment [27425 - 27427]
  ( Article 3.6 added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 705, Sec. 2. )

27425.
  

(a) A vehicle described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 5363 of the Public Utilities Code that is designed to carry 39 or more passengers and that is manufactured on or after July 1, 2020, shall be equipped with emergency lighting fixtures that will turn on in the event of an impact or collision.

(b) A vehicle as specified in subdivision (a) shall at all times meet applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) issued by the United States Department of Transportation. This section shall not be construed to conflict with those standards.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 705, Sec. 2. (SB 247) Effective January 1, 2017.)

27426.
  

No later than July 1, 2018, the department shall adopt standards and criteria for the implementation of the safety equipment requirements specified in Section 27425.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 705, Sec. 2. (SB 247) Effective January 1, 2017.)

27427.
  

This article does not alter or affect the requirements of the Passenger Charter-party Carriers’ Act (Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 5351) of Division 2 of the Public Utilities Code).

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 561, Sec. 256. (AB 1516) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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